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Patient Placement Systems’ Christ Elected to Board of Directors of NASL


The National Association for the Support of Long Term Care elects Eric Christ to Board of Directors

ATLANTA,GA. December 22, 2008 - The National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL) has elected Eric Christ to the organization's board of directors. Christ is the president of Patient Placement Systems, part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies located in Alpharetta, Ga. NASL is a trade association of ancillary providers of products and services to the post-acute industry.

"As an advocate of healthcare technology, it is with great honor that I serve on the NASL Board of Directors," said Christ. "I look forward to supporting an association that exhibits such commitment to establishing standards for interoperability and information exchange among software and technology systems in long-term care."

Patient Placement Systems provides industry-leading, Web-based software solutions for hospitals and long-term care providers. Christ is an active member of the NASL Information Technology Committee, which focuses on lowering costs, improving results and backing critical IT initiatives in post-acute care. Health information technology is making considerable strides as long-term care providers become educated on its solid value proposition.

"We are pleased to welcome Eric Christ to our board of directors. He comes to us with a wealth of industry knowledge that will be a significant contribution to furthering the mission of NASL," said Peter C. Clendenin, Executive Vice President of NASL.

About Patient Placement Systems: Patient Placement Systems helps continuing care providers replace mountains of paper and fax frustration with fast, efficient online healthcare software for discharge planning, patient referral management and tracking, and electronic medical records storage and retrieval. Patient Placement Systems is a proud Jackson Healthcare company, sharing a common dedication to providing the world's best healthcare software, technology and services. For more information, visit www.PatientPlacement.com or call 877-748-6656.

About NASL: NASL is a trade association of ancillary providers of products and services to the post-acute industry, representing its members on Capitol Hill in legislative and regulatory issues that impact the quality of care to patients in the long term care setting. For more information, please contact NAS at 1321 Duke Street, Suite 304, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314-3563, 703-549-8500.


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